C$33,858
Avg. Salary
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An Administrative Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in Halifax, Nova Scotia earns an average salary of C$36,929 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$29,062 - C$44,515
C$29K
C$34K
C$45K
MEDIAN: C$33,858
10%
50%
90%
C$15.39 - C$18.38
C$18
MEDIAN: C$17.67
50%
C$0C$44K
Salary C$29,062 - C$44,515
Bonus C$1,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$29,808 - C$43,415
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data C$0C$18
Hourly Rate C$17.67
Annual Data C$0C$43K
Bonus C$1,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$29,808 - C$43,415
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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Administrative Assistant Tasks

  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$36,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 24%